Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, and Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, will be the keynote speakers at the Dublin Web Summit in Dublin’s Trinity College on Thursday, 4 February, 2010.
They will now be joined by Wired‘s editor-at-large, Ben Hammersley, and former Iona CEO, Chris Horn, as well as Dylan Collins, CEO of JOLT; Fred Karlsson, CEO of DoneDeal.ie; Colm Lyon, CEO of Realex, and Ciaran Bollard, CEO of MUZU. For more details on speakers and what will be discussed at the summit see the latest newsletter.
Newmark and Mullenweg, who are regular keynote speakers at the world’s largest technology conferences, will be talking about the lessons and direct experiences in scaling their companies, which have had huge impacts on global commerce and communication, as well as providing inspiration for Irish tech start ups.
Horn will reflect on his experience building successful global companies from Ireland. He will also touch on the broader issue of innovation and Ireland, as well as prospects and opportunities for Irish entrepreneurs over the coming decade.
We would like to welcome DoneDeal.ie as our headline partner. We are also pleased to announce a number of additional partners, including Enterprise Ireland, KPMG, Realex and Trinity College Dublin.